Usyk vs. Gassiev - CompuBox By The Numbers

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Masterful performance by Oleksandr Usyk, who got stronger and more dominant as the fight progressed. He averaged 21 of 78 punches per round over 12 rounds, while Murat Gassiev was reduced to 8 of 26 per frame. 

Usyk averaged 29 of 94 over the last six rounds and landed a fight high 47 of 117 in the last round.  Usyk's 939 punches thrown was a career high.

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8-avg. punches landed per round by Gassiev  (Cruiser avg.: 15)

9- rounds in which Gassiev landed in single digits in power punches 

14- avg. punches landed per round by Gassiev in his previous 2 WBSS fights

14- avg. punches landed per round by Usyk in rounds 1 thru 6  

26- avg. punches thrown per round by Gassiev 

29- avg. punches landed per round by Usyk in rounds 7 thru 12

43- avg. jabs thrown per round by Usyk  (Cruiser avg.: 23)

47- punches landed by Usyk in round 12 - a fight high  (Cruiser. avg.: 15)

48-avg. punches thrown per round by Gassiev in his 2 previous WBSS wins

63- avg. punches thrown per round by Usyk in rounds 1 thru 6

94- avg. punches thrown per round by Usyk vs. in rounds 7 thru 12

117- punches thrown by Usyk in round 12 - a fight high (Cruiser avg.: 52)

257-60- margin by which Usyk outlanded his 3 WBSS opponents in jabs

939- total punches thrown by Usyk- a career high  (Cruiser record.: 1215 -Felix Cora)

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MDPopescu on 07-24-2018

[QUOTE=Southpawology;18963249]Gassiev has a good chin but usyk definitely isnt a power puncher by any means, hes a volume puncher with just enough pop on his shots to make you think twice[/QUOTE] ... Usyk can bang and stop opponents by cumulative…

Comment by Southpawology on 07-24-2018

Usyks work rate and conditioning is GODLY for cruiserweight. Absolutely unreal stuff. He couldve went another 12 rounds.

Comment by Southpawology on 07-24-2018

[QUOTE=skinnystev;18962520]either gassiev has a very good chin or usyk just has no power but i did not see gassiev hurt by anything usyk landed on him he never even blinked[/QUOTE] Gassiev has a good chin but usyk definitely isnt a…

Comment by MDPopescu on 07-24-2018

[QUOTE=Vae Victis;18962456]What Usyk did to Gassive is what Canelo must do if he (Canelo) is to defeat GGG in their rematch. IMHO Canelo cannot do it; however, it is the blueprint he must follow.[/QUOTE] ... Canelo isn't a "Ukrainian school"…

Comment by Bruce Neeka on 07-24-2018

There are only a handful of professional boxers without a solid amateur career who can be compared to those who have it in terms of technique (punches, footwork, body moves). I firm believer that you can't replace lack of classic…

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